Prep Profile: Dexter Smith, senior Two Rivers, football (with video)

Prep Profile: Dexter Smith, senior Two Rivers, football (with video)

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Prep Profile: Dexter Smith, senior Two Rivers, football (with video)

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Nickname:

D-Rex

Sports Dexter competes in:

Football, basketball, track

All-time team sports achievement:

“Winning a playoff game in football last year. Also, winning the regional championship title in basketball my freshman year.”

All-time individual achievement:

“All-State honorable mention in football last year.”

No. 1 athletic goal:

“Win State in any of my three sports.”

Dexter’s thoughts:

“I feel that we have the personnel and drive as a team to make it to the next level. I hope to play a vital part in helping my team accomplish this.”

Coach Kevin Shillcox’s thoughts:

“I was real pleased with Dexter’s performance for us in our first game (a 28-14 win over Kettle Moraine Lutheran). Obviously we have have areas where we’re never happy but he’s going to be fine. He’s a real coachable kid and he’s going to have a real good season for us. Dexter is a threat to run or pass so we’re letting him make the decisions on what will work best. Off the field he’s just a great kid all around. He’s the kind of role model you want for your team.”

Dexter’s favorites

* Sport: Football

* Pro/college athlete: Vince Carter

* Pro/college team: Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers

* Musical artist or group: “I like a wide variety of music.”

* Song of all time: “I don’t have one favorite.”

* TV show: Turtle Man

* Movie: Step Brothers

* Class: “Any English class.”

* Food: BBQ ribs

* Saying or piece of advice: “The harder you work, the luckier you get.”

* Hobby: Lifting

What if …

* You could be any celebrity on earth for a week. Who would it be? “I would want to be Hugh Hefner, that is one lucky man.”

* You could listen to a song minutes before the biggest athletic event of your life to get you hyped. What would it be? “PSA” by Jay-Z

* You could meet one famous person, a non-athlete, who would it be? Will Farrell

Quick Q&A

* Who inspires you most? My Grandma.

* What is your dream vacation destination? Australia

* Who’s the toughest opponent you have ever faced? West De Pere

* What’s your No. 1 pet peeve? “When people are walking slow in front of me.”

* What do you want to do for a living? “Undecided right now.”

* Why are sports important to you? “They are fun.”

* What’s your strength as a person? Patience

* What do you still need to work on? “A lot of stuff.”

* Do you have any pre-game rituals? “I wear a Jesus necklace for each game.”

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